# Math Help - eqn. of the line

1. ## eqn. of the line

the eqn of the line goes through the pts. (-4, 7) and (4, -7) y=mx+b

m = ______
b = _____

2. Originally Posted by B-lap
the eqn of the line goes through the pts. (-4, 7) and (4, -7) y=mx+b

m = ______
b = _____
Hi B-lap,

Use the point-slope form of the linear equation and then transform it into the slope intercept form.

$y-y_1=m(x-x_1)$

$y-y_1=\frac{y_2-y_1}{x_2-x_1}(x-x_1)$